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Wyo Supreme Court censures Casper attorney after 2 DUI arrests

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CASPER, Wyo. – The Wyoming Supreme Court has censured Casper attorney Todd H. Hambrick in response to two separate DUI arrests.

According to a release issued on Wednesday morning, Hambrick had a breath alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit when he was arrested in Grand Teton National Park and in Casper in 2019.

Hambrick voluntarily went in to treatment after the Grand Teton National park arrest, said the release, and was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation with conditions that he not use or possess alcohol or patronize any establishments that primarily serve alcohol.

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Less than a month after his sentencing, he had another DUI in Casper, where he was sentenced to 15 days in jail and charged $505 in court costs and payments to the victim’s compensation fund.

“In approving Hambrick’s stipulated motion for a public censure, a Review Panel of the Board of Professional Responsibility considered the nature of Hambrick’s misconduct, which violated his duty to maintain personal integrity, and also considered applicable aggravating and mitigating factors,” said the release.

Aggravating factors include two DUIs in which he pleaded guilty, and mitigating factors include absence of a prior disciplinary record, good faith efforts to rectify the consequences, and full disclosure to the Bar Council and a cooperative nature. The release says recovery from alcohol dependency and successful rehabilitation is also a mitigating factor.

“The Review Panel submitted a report and recommendation for a public censure of Hambrick to the Wyoming Supreme Court. In accepting the Board’s recommendation and issuing an Order of Public Censure, the Court ordered Mr. Hambrick to pay an administrative fee of $750 and costs of $50 to the Wyoming State Bar,” said the release.